I’ve been really into looking up different custom filters on Pinterest this month. I think this one is called Rose Gold Sun? Anyway, this is a picture I took of Cincinnati the last time I was there.

Hello everyone! Welcome to yet another monthly wrap up! This July, I’ve been taking my time with myself, trying to recover from the heavy loss of my best friend last month. I tried writing a short story for last week but I didn’t like it at ALL, so after forgetting to post last Monday (in true Mary fashion), I went back and tried to edit it into something good…as you can see, I didn’t quite make the mark. After such a rollercoaster of emotion this past month, I think I can forgive myself for skipping a week! …


https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/resources/15473/dark-moon-dramatic-plume/

I’ve come from a long line of successful men and women. From musician to astronaut to master chef to…well, whatever you could call rummaging around in dirt and trash all day.

Sure, my ancestors probably hated the fact that I didn’t go to college, or go back to Sulani (where my ancestors hail from), or take over the “family business”, as my mob boss dad called it. No, I purposely moved from the city into a small plot of land specifically to create. Building furniture, nurturing plants, making candles, the list goes on. …


📸: Matt Golubich!

“I will return when the sun has split the skies once again.”

Those were the last words you spoke to me before you left. Years later, I still wait.

The storms started when I was young. Sporadic at first, like a brief summer rain, barely lasting for more than five minutes at a time. It was normal, they said. The season called for it. It was only after the summer passed, when fall had come and gone…only then did people worry. Winter was supposed to be cold, barren, miserable. It was still warm and lush, the trees never losing their…


Unrelated photo of the Cincy skyline from the other day.

Hello everyone! You may have noticed that you are not reading this on a Monday… June has always been a busy month for me, so for the past few Mondays, I have been busy doing stuff with family and friends. I’m sorry if you guys were worried! Although I generally have the time to write during the week, I find it hard to do so. Let me explain…

Recently, I feel like I don’t really have a lot to write about. Time’s been kind of blurry for the past…several months? The pandemic was definitely not helpful, but a few days…


Photo by Matt G…this is somewhere on his work’s campus…very cool

Hello everyone! This May got really summer-y really fast, huh? It’s been a nice month for me, and I think most people would agree. Since (mostly) everyone has their vaccines in full, things are starting to go back to “normal”. Of course there are people that still refuse to get their vaccine…I’m hoping enough people get it that we don’t have to treat Covid like how we treat the flu.

Either way, I’m excited to see what Summer 2021 has in store! Before we get there, though, we’ve got to talk about May…

Mamma’s Day


https://unsplash.com/s/photos/empty-street

“Sorry, sorry,” I breathed, running into Smoothie Boss at five ‘till close. It had to be the second or third time this week I had done this to them. On the way home from work, I always stopped by Smoothie Boss to get my favorite smoothie (Strawberry Banana Dream with extra strawberries). Ever since getting my promotion, however, I had to start staying later and later at work. Before I knew it, I was running out of the office to get my smoothie.

I hated being the last customer of the day anywhere; working in food service to pay my…


here is my backyard cause I do not have a proper photo for today oop

When I was a kid, I knew I was some sort of queer. I had a crush on every boy, of course, but girls were just…fascinating. Eventually, I learned about the LGBT community; it didn’t hurt that both of my parents were a part of it, so I learned all of the words and phrases that are now commonplace in mainstream society pretty fast.

As I’ve grown older, I’ve loved seeing the new language people have been using to identify themselves. I myself have even benefitted from this, as I realized I’m not bisexual, but pansexual. …


Mua Pel’am from Adolfo Walsh’s camera

I’ve been playing a LOT of The Sims 4, specifically the Island Living and Discover University expansion packs. In hindsight, I should have saved photos and documented this run of The Sims because I am doing a pretty decent job at keeping the family line alive! I like to play The Sims a specific way; basically, I make a couple and drop them in a premade house. They marry and have a kid, and then that kid marries an NPC and has a kid, and so on and so forth. …

Mary B. Golubich

I write stories, as well as music, movie, and product reviews and monthly wrap-up journals. Basically, if you can think it, I can write about it.

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